Grain Painted Apothecary with Tall Bracket Feetbr>
New Hampshire, 1805-1830
H.78 in.; W. 36 _ in.
with vivid grain painting and all cut-out bracket feet
Provenance: Butterfield and Butterfield, 1991;
Eastside Winter Antiques Show, Wayne Pratt Inc.,1992
Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000
Collectors Joanne and Jeffrey Klein enjoy the eclectic mix of American folk art, painted furniture and modern sculpture and paintings. They love the juxtaposition of modern with traditional ranging from symbolism to widely varying textured painted and weathered surfaces. Their appreciation of form, color and texture is exhibited in their collection of exceptional painted furniture, weathervanes, redware pottery, hooked rugs and wood carvings.
Dated "... Aromatic Physic Feb 7, 1879" Inscribed "Carlton Hurd Drugs and Chemicals, Newport, N.H. Pure Drugs and Chemicals"